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Fail to prepare. . . even a row over a farting unicorn won’t distract from Musk’s failings this time

Fail to prepare. . . even a row over a farting unicorn won’t distract from Musk’s failings this time

Text app for people with verbal disabilities secures US deals

Text app for people with verbal disabilities secures US deals

Microsoft’s big facial recognition leap

Microsoft’s big facial recognition leap

When it comes to privacy, your enemy is always Bob in accounting

Battle of the social networks

Battle of the social networks

Instagram could give YouTube a serious run for its money

Avanade spreads its wings in thriving tech market

Avanade spreads its wings in thriving tech market

The Accenture-Microsoft joint venture aims to pick up high-value customers in the competitive cloud computing market here

It was said that video refs would ruin football,  but the technology has defied the critics with a sterling performance at the World Cup

It was said that video refs would ruin football, but the technology has defied the critics with a sterling performance at the World Cup

A whiteboard for the digital age

A whiteboard for the digital age

WeWork says Dublin ‘obvious choice’ for expansion

WeWork says Dublin ‘obvious choice’ for expansion

Office space giant on the hunt for Irish properties

YouTube Music has Spotify in its sights

YouTube Music has Spotify in its sights

YouTube’s own AI and search function will be a big worry for the competition

Data breaches no longer shock weary consumers

Data breaches no longer shock weary consumers

Millions of customers’ bank card details were compromised in the attack on Dixons Carphone, but there is little incentive for companies to take more care

Zendesk and the art of attracting top talent to Dublin

Zendesk and the art of attracting top talent to Dublin

Danish software company Zendesk is ten years old, but feels like a start-up with its brash self-publicity, confident air and voracious hiring policy. Here, founder Mikkel Svane tells Emmet Ryan what makes it tick and its plans for Ireland

Flamethrowers are really stupid when you are firing 3,000 people

Flamethrowers are really stupid when you are firing 3,000 people

With Elon Musk now selling flamethrowers, Emmet Ryan on how his homage to Hank Scorpio is an awful idea on several levels, particularly as a distraction from job cuts

Pointy sets sights on expansion

Pointy sets sights on expansion

Point of sale business that brings big data to small retailers focuses on capturing a slice of US market

Apple takes a bite out of Google and Facebook

Apple takes a bite out of Google and Facebook

Apple is smartly recognising that prioritising privacy is good for sales

How technology has transformed how we manage our money

How technology has transformed how we manage our money

It’s not that long ago that the cheque book was a common sight at tills, whereas today it’s all about mobile payments, fingerprint verification and instant transfers, writes Jess Kelly